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software_downloads [2019/12/02 16:46]
mn1a [Studio/DB Production]
software_downloads [2021/01/22 09:01]
admin [Labeling Containers and Cartridges]
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-====== Software Downloads and Installation Instructions ======+====== Software Downloads ======
 The intent of this page is to share news regarding computer software that most of us use.  Forthcoming release dates are posted along with links to free software and/or free software updates.  This is a page for us techies! The intent of this page is to share news regarding computer software that most of us use.  Forthcoming release dates are posted along with links to free software and/or free software updates.  This is a page for us techies!
  
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  --- //[[dan.malosh@state.mn.us|Dan @ MN1A Regional]] Last updated: 2019/12/02//  --- //[[dan.malosh@state.mn.us|Dan @ MN1A Regional]] Last updated: 2019/12/02//
  
-===== KLAS ===== +
-  * Modify the following URL with your library's NLS code to see software updates: **http://updates.klas.com/klasclient/**//{NLS network library code}//**/** +
-  * See also [[http://www.klasusers.com/|KLAS Users Forum]] and [[http://www.klas.com/general/current-customer-opacs|Listing of WebOPACs for KLAS Libraries]].+
 ===== NLS-Related Software ===== ===== NLS-Related Software =====
 ==== BARD ==== ==== BARD ====
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 ==== DB Duplication ==== ==== DB Duplication ====
   * **DTBC Write Protection Software** (DTBC = __D__igital __T__alking __B__ook __C__artridge) Log in to [[https://nls.us.baesystems.com/pics.html|PICS]]>> click "Selected Reports and Documents" >> find link under "Software Distribution" heading (See also [[http://www.loc.gov/nlsold/mdd/writeprotect.html|instructions from 2014]].)   * **DTBC Write Protection Software** (DTBC = __D__igital __T__alking __B__ook __C__artridge) Log in to [[https://nls.us.baesystems.com/pics.html|PICS]]>> click "Selected Reports and Documents" >> find link under "Software Distribution" heading (See also [[http://www.loc.gov/nlsold/mdd/writeprotect.html|instructions from 2014]].)
-  * [[http://www.loc.gov/nls/mdd/software.html|Gutenberg]] update that will automate the transfer of multiple books onto one cartridge +  * **[[http://www.loc.gov/nlsold/mdd/software.html|Gutenberg Cartridge Duplicator]]** (For use on Fedora/Linux platforms to mass-produce Digital Talking Book cartridges) 
-  * [[http://www.loc.gov/nlsold/mdd/software.html|Gutenberg Cartridge Duplicator]] (For use on Fedora/Linux platforms to mass-produce Digital Talking Book cartridges)+    * As of Nov. 2019, you can update an existing version of Gutenberg in Linux follow these two steps... 
 +      * # dnf -y install http://engineering.nlsbph.org/repo/LoCrepo-1.0.4-1.noarch.rpm 
 +      * # dnf –y update gutenberg 
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 ==== Labeling Containers and Cartridges ==== ==== Labeling Containers and Cartridges ====
-  * [[https://nls.us.baesystems.com/picp/pbli_pkg|PBL]] (PBL = __P__rint/__B__raille __L__abels)+  * **[[https://nls.us.baesystems.com/picp/pbli_pkg|PBL]]** (PBL = __P__rint/__B__raille __L__abels) 
 +{{ ::pbl_manual.pdf |PBL Manual}} 
 +  * Did you know... that NLS releases updates to the PBL database on average a couple of times per month? These updates typically contain label templates for the books most recently released by NLS and also some retro “titles”. This saves the end users from always having to manually enter (by typing them in) the print and braille data for thousands of books. 
 + {{ ::how_to_retrieve_nls_label_templates.pdf |How to Retrieve NLS PBL Label Templates}}
  
 ==== Studio/DB Production ==== ==== Studio/DB Production ====
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   * [[http://www.openoffice.org/download/|Apache Open Office]] (Free alternative to Microsoft Office)   * [[http://www.openoffice.org/download/|Apache Open Office]] (Free alternative to Microsoft Office)
   * **Microsoft Office 2013** Service Packs: [[https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2817430/description-of-microsoft-office-2013-service-pack-1-sp1|SP1]] (Released: February 25, 2014)   * **Microsoft Office 2013** Service Packs: [[https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2817430/description-of-microsoft-office-2013-service-pack-1-sp1|SP1]] (Released: February 25, 2014)
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 +===== OPACs =====
 +==== KLAS ====
 +  * Starting with KLAS v7.7 updates should be pushed; users are no longer required to download files from Keystone. But for the initiall installtion file you'll need to modify the following URL with your library's NLS Library Code: **<nowiki>http://updates.klas.com/klasclient/</nowiki>**//{NLS network library code}//**/**
 +  * See also [[http://www.klasusers.com/|KLAS Users Forum]] and [[http://www.klas.com/general/current-customer-opacs|Listing of WebOPACs for KLAS Libraries]].
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